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Dr Marie Wheatley

Profile summary

  • Regional Academic Staff
  • Staff Tutor (Nursing)
  • Faculty of Wellbeing, Education & Language Studies
  • School of Health, Wellbeing and Social Care
  • Regions & Nations (HWSC)
  • marie.wheatley

Professional biography

Dr Marie Wheatley is a Regional Academic employed as a Staff Tutor in the Faculty of Health and Social Care having joined the Open University in September 2009. This role follows a long first career in the NHS originally training as a nurse then continuing with the NHS in senior management posts in general management and education and development. Her core role as Staff Tutor involves the quality assurance of the health and social care curriculum, managing Associate Lecturers. She is based at the Open University’s regional centre at Oxford.

Other Duties and Interests Include:

  • Course team member on K101 An Introduction to Health and Social Care
  • Team Manager for R02
  • An External Examiner for the Health and Hospital Care Foundation Course with Grimsby Institute, Accredited by Hull University.
  • A reviewer of Higher Education with the Quality Assurance Agency.
  • A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development


Research interests

Interests include

  • People development
  • Managing change
  • Quality Assurance


Framework for planning a successful retirement (2013-04)
Wheatley, Marie
Nursing Management, 20(1) (pp. 23-25)
Nurses on board (1999-03)
Sweeting, Judith and Wheatley, Marie
Nursing Management, 5(10) (pp. 7-8)
Running a teenage health clinic (1998-05)
Wheatley, Marie
Primary Health Care, 8(3) (pp. 26-29)
School Nursing: Managing a BCG administration programme (1998-04)
Bates, Angie and Wheatley, Marie
Community Practitioner, 71(4)
Quality vs Marketing (1996-10)
Wheatley, Marie
Nursing Management, 3(6) (pp. 25-26)
Getting the job! (1996-09)
Wheatley, Marie
Journal of Community Nursing, 10(9) (pp. 17-20)
Improving communication (1996-03)
Wheatley, Marie
Journal of Community Nursing, 10(3) (pp. 16-19)
The team is the thing (1996-02)
Wheatley, Marie
Nursing Management, 2(9) (pp. 18-19)
Exploring team learning and development in times of major NHS change (2010-06-02)
Wheatley, Marie
In : Delivering Better Health Services (2-3 Jun 2010, Manchester Central Convention Complex, UK)